Business and Legal Updates

Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn regularly updates clients with business and legal news from around the country. No matter their headquarters, clients are informed of the latest legal developments that could affect their businesses. From Western Mass. to New England, across New York, and beyond, the employment attorneys at Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn constantly seek the most current information about employment and labor laws.

2018-12-13 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. No Increase in Inflation 2. What is a Sufficient Religious Belief? 3. The EEOC Argues Having a Service Dog is a Reasonable Accommodation 4. The NLRB to Speed Up Case Handling 5. Wishing All the Best to You!

2018-11-20 To Our New York Clients - NY Paid Family Leave - A Reminder!
In this Issue: In 2019, workers in New York become eligible for 10 weeks of paid leave within a consecutive 52-week period ...

2018-11-15 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Sex Harassment Cases Are Increasing - Focus on Non-Profits 2. Employer Can Challenge Union Majority Before a Contract Takes Effect 3. Cost-of-Living Increase 4. Joint Employer NLRB Ruling to Change 5. Enrolling in E-Verify Without Bargaining - An Unfair Labor Practice 6. Massachusetts Enacts Limits on Non-Competition Agreements 7. Health Insurance Coverage as a Benefit Increases 8. Hearing-Impaired Cases Pursued by EEOC

2018-11-13 To Our New York Clients - NY Overtime Salary Exemption and Minimum Wage Rate Soon to Change
In this Issue: As of December 31, 2018, minimum wage rates and minimum salaries qualifying for overtime exemption will increase in New York State. Prepare now! ...

2018-11-09 To Our Public Sector Clients - All Public Employers Are Now Subject to the ADEA
In this Issue: On November 6, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the ADEA applies to all political subdivisions and states regardless of size ...

2018-09-12 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Attorney Fred Sullivan - Three Decades Named to "Best Lawyers of America" 2. Employee's Discrimination Lawyer Awarded $414,000 at $550 per Hour by the Court 3. Pay is Major Focus of Employee-Plaintiff Lawyers in Federal Court 4. When Focusing on the FLSA Wage/Hour, Don't Forget State Law 5. Yoga Time - "To Be or Not to Be Paid Time!" 6. Abercrombie & Fitch - "Uniforms" or Company Apparel? 7. More FLSA Litigation 8. U.S. Court of Appeals Rules that Company Arbitration Agreement Blocks FLSA Lawsuit 9. U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Unsuccessful Applicant Can Sue Under Fair Credit Reporting Act 10. "Weingarten" Discipline Rights Extended by the NLRB 11. "COBRA" Litigation